Beliczay, Julius (Gyula) von

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Beliczay, Julius (Gyula) von

Beliczay, Julius (Gyula) von, Hungarian composer; b. Komorn, Aug. 10, 1835; d. Budapest, April 30, 1893. He studied music in Pressburg with Joseph Kumlik, then moved to Vienna, where he had instruction in composition with Franz Krenn and Nottebohm; also took courses in engineering at the Vienna Technische Hochschule (1851–57). He remained in Vienna until 1871, and in 1888 he was appointed prof. of music theory at the National Academy in Budapest. He wrote a Sym., Ave Maria for Soprano, Chorus, and Orch., String Quartet, Serenade for Strings, and a number of piano pieces and songs.


A. Jenetschek, J. v.B. (Carlsbad, 1889); I. Sonkoly, Beliczay Gyula (Budapest, 1943).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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